ANSON, MAINE—Joseph Mederic Rathier Jr., of Anson, Maine, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014, in Skowhegan, Maine. He was born in Waterville, Maine on February 29, 1940, the son of the late Joseph and Juliet (Vigue) Rathier Sr. Joe once lived with the Finley family in Windsor, Maine. For many years he worked on their farm, tending livestock and gardens. Joe especially enjoyed going to the Windsor Fair and occasionally traveled to Florida with the Finley’s during the winter months. Joe moved to Jacobs Residential in Anson, Maine in 2006. He enjoyed celebrating the holidays with his three housemates and the Corson family. Joe loved baseball and junk food. He enjoyed cheating at cards, and winning at Bingo. Joe attended a community support day program where he had many special friends. A graveside service will be held in the spring at St. Francis Cemetery in Waterville, Maine.